The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.63% 4.35% 6.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.07% 14.29% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.NET
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
56 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 35.00% 30.43% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 8
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £244 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Watford region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Watford

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Watford region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 13 (56.52%) C#
3 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 12 (52.17%) Windows
4 11 (47.83%) HTML
5 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
5 9 (39.13%) Retail
6 8 (34.78%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) DB2
7 7 (30.43%) Firmware
7 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (30.43%) WCF
7 7 (30.43%) WPF
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle Retail
8 6 (26.09%) Java
9 5 (21.74%) LDAP
9 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
9 5 (21.74%) ADO.NET
9 5 (21.74%) Internet
9 5 (21.74%) Migration
9 5 (21.74%) Web Application Development
9 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
9 5 (21.74%) HTML5
9 5 (21.74%) Data Migration
9 5 (21.74%) PDA
9 5 (21.74%) Maximo
10 4 (17.39%) jQuery
10 4 (17.39%) Identity Management
10 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
10 4 (17.39%) CSS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) LiveLink
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (21.74%) Maximo
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LDAP
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) Telnet
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) SSH
2 3 (13.04%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) DB2
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Toad
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (39.13%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
3 7 (30.43%) WCF
3 7 (30.43%) WPF
4 5 (21.74%) ADO.NET
4 5 (21.74%) HTML5
5 4 (17.39%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) jQuery
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) Ajax
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.70%) JSON
7 2 (8.70%) SOAP
7 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (8.70%) Kendo UI
7 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) PDA
1 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
2 2 (8.70%) RIA
3 1 (4.35%) DataPower
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Data Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Web Application Development
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Identity Management
4 3 (13.04%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) B2B
5 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Logistics
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CISSP
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) OCA
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Firmware
2 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (13.04%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (8.70%) Novell Identity Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Sun
3 2 (8.70%) CA
3 2 (8.70%) Novell
4 1 (4.35%) OpenText
4 1 (4.35%) RedDot
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos